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Get Out: Circus Vargas, "Paint Out," Free Dance Demos

Also this weekend in the Tri-City area: Weight Watchers hosts an open house at its Fremont location and Uptempo Hoops holds a youth basketball camp in Union City.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit this weekend.

1.

Where/When: , Newark; Friday and Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 and 7 p.m.

Why Go: A "circus with a touch of Broadway," this family-friendly traveling act features high-flying acrobats, clowns, a human rocket, the "ultimate motorcycle globe of death" and more.

Price: $25 for an adult bleacher seat, $20 for children; $35 for adult arena seats, $30 for children

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Where/When: Weight Watchers, 39152 Paseo Padre Pkwy., Fremont; Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Why Go: Kick off Weight Watchers' annual Lose For Good food drive with demonstrations, prizes, refreshments and more. The event is also an open house for community members to learn more about Weight Watchers' services and products.

Price: Free

3.

Where/When: Lake Elizabeth/Central Park (Mission View Dr & Paseo Padre Pkwy), Fremont; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Why Go: Paint outdoors at the Fremont Art Association event. Artists will paint until 2 p.m., with a reception at the Park Pavilion from 2:30 to 4 p.m. All two-dimensional mediums will be accepted, though artists should bring their own supplies.

Price: $15 for FAA members and $25 for non-members

4.

Where/When: , 541 Blanche St., Hayward; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why Go: Children in grades 2 through 5 will learn basketball fundamentals in a low coach-to-athlete ratio in this daylong camp hosted by Uptempo Hoops. To register or learn more, .

Price: $45 registration fee

5.

Where/When: , 33535 Western Ave., Union City; Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Why Go: Receive free dance demos, see performances and enjoy refreshments during the Union City dance studio's Fall Open House. The first 30 families to visit will receive a free bag. New members who sign up for classes that day will receive free registration.

Pricing: Free

Find more local events or add your own event on Fremont, Union City and Newark Patch.

Nic Smith September 14, 2012 at 04:39 PM
Circus Vargas is a great show! Get discounted tickets online at discounts4fun.com and enjoy the evening with family and friends!

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